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For date night on the cheap, try Alaskan King Crab legs

Nothing says indulgence like noshing on some seriously giant Alaskan King Crab legs.

They’re not just tasty, they’re a low-fat source of protein — one leg has about 25 grams of protein, and a whole host of vitamins and minerals (including sodium, incidentally, so a heads-up if you are watching salt), but only a couple of grams of fat. 681 more words

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Chicken goes from dull to delicious with five-spice blend

Eating healthy on a budget and tight schedule means the boneless skinless chicken breast makes frequent appearances on our table.

It’s a smart choice as a lean protein – one cup (250 mL) of cubed chicken breast has a whopping 43 grams of protein yet only 5 grams of fat (fewer than 2 of those are saturated). 632 more words

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One Week of Home Cooked Meals

By the time I get home from my commute all I want to do is eat. Time and time again I’ve driven to a fast food drive-thru or heated up a frozen burrito. 846 more words

Recipes

This easy sheet-pan salmon supper will start 2017 just right

New year new you. Right?

So let’s get right down to it: If healthy eating is complicated and time-consuming, we will lose interest before Valentine’s day has arrived. 525 more words

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With this holiday-friendly cauliflower puree, you won't miss mashed potatoes

Cauliflower entered the healthy food scene with a bang a few years ago as clever solution to our low-carb-seeking starch-loving woes. And with good reason: Cauliflower is incredibly versatile and can be used to replace simple carbs in endless recipes — from cauliflower versions of risotto, pizza crust and couscous just to name a few. 549 more words

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A perfect example of smart cookie indulgence, make these chocolate rosemary biscotti for a snack or a gift

I remember the first party I ever hosted. I was 5 and my mom invited all of my kindergarten girlfriends and their moms for a holiday singing gathering. 612 more words

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Make a weeknight chicken tikka masala that's easy and full of flavour

I’m a big fan of saving takeout and delivery food for true cravings, not convenience. Even the healthiest of eaters has a few culinary vices — for us, it’s Indian and Thai food and pizza delivery. 659 more words

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